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    I have no concerns about using voice control for...

    I have no concerns about using voice control for things like lighting, but I would never consider it for a power tool that cuts with a blade.
  2. I'm a believer in the combos for capacities and...

    I'm a believer in the combos for capacities and so forth and have been for a long time. But I also appreciate that my J/P is separate from my slider because that fits my personal workflow very...
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    Um....I'd be pretty upset about what you show in...

    Um....I'd be pretty upset about what you show in those photos, Jon...
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    How you design and construct a support grid for...

    How you design and construct a support grid for the top is going to determine how will it will perform "up there", but as another SMC member just found out and discussed in another thread, even a...
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    The theme here is that for ripping thick stock,...

    The theme here is that for ripping thick stock, you want a lot less teeth and a grind compatible withe the nature of ripping. Less teeth can carve with the grain more efficiently and also helps with...
  6. Rather than using a "flat top" blade (which is...

    Rather than using a "flat top" blade (which is primarily for ripping with the grain), use one that has ABTR...the R stands for raker and is a flat tooth that cleans the bottom. You still get the...
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    Short cone cyclones do not perform as well with...

    Short cone cyclones do not perform as well with separation as long cone designs. So were it me, I'd try really hard to get to the V3000 or a Clearview or a larger Grizzly with long cone designs.
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    I have a 20T Woodworker II designed specifically...

    I have a 20T Woodworker II designed specifically for ripping thick material....it's a hold-over from the cabinet saw I owned before buying the slider -- that cabinet saw only took a 10" blade. I...
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    What Mark said. A good dust shoe can help a whole...

    What Mark said. A good dust shoe can help a whole lot with chip/dust collection but the type of material you work with as well as variances in tooling length combined with the shoe extending beyond...
  10. I regularly buy 1/8" end mills with 1/4"...

    I regularly buy 1/8" end mills with 1/4" shanks...I just received two on Saturday from Amazon. They happen to be Yonico branded this time around. They are available in both up-cut and down-cut spiral...
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    'Wasn't being critical...just pointing out that...

    'Wasn't being critical...just pointing out that the soft start thing isn't unique to the Nova.
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    Do your shelf pin holes when the material if...

    Do your shelf pin holes when the material if flat. I'd do it unfinished, but doing it after finishing is certainly an option as long as you can do so without damaging the finish surface.

    Face...
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    Vic, you just have to be realistic about what you...

    Vic, you just have to be realistic about what you can handle yourself and what you really need to leave to others, combined with the nature of your delivery location. I absolutely agree with you...
  14. Yes, I was suggesting the vapor barrier go on the...

    Yes, I was suggesting the vapor barrier go on the concrete before you put anything down. That's not an uncommon thing to do when you're going to float a floor over it.

    Some laminate is slippery...
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    Richard, my Stubby 750...which is a normal 3...

    Richard, my Stubby 750...which is a normal 3 phase motor with a VFD...has the soft start programmed. It's actually a really good thing if you have something hefty mounted. Less pleasing with small...
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    Sounds like you got some stuff done, Dennis, and...

    Sounds like you got some stuff done, Dennis, and I'm really glad you are enjoying that 5 string bass...that extra string on the bottom can really "thump"!!! ;) Sad that your house of worship had to...
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    William, if you know the information, it would be...

    William, if you know the information, it would be nice for it to be posted here so that both the OP and others can benefit from it. :)
  18. Any vapor barrier on the floor would go toward...

    Any vapor barrier on the floor would go toward the cold side of your entire assembly, IMHO.

    As to your "finish" floor...whatever you choose, be sure it's not something that's going to be slippery...
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    No real changes in our household...I do the food...

    No real changes in our household...I do the food shopping and we make minimal other trips out. We order takeout one night a week to support various local restaurants. Professor Dr. SMWBO teaches...
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    The facing on MDO is...paper/MDF, depending on...

    The facing on MDO is...paper/MDF, depending on the product, bur I do agree that faced on both sides is the better choice. But I've also found that MDO's facing requires paint to have durability. I...
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    The NOVA uses an innovative motor/drive system...

    The NOVA uses an innovative motor/drive system that lends itself to that rotation feature because it's direct drive. It's unique. Most other machines use a 3 phase motor that's still driving a...
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    Tom, honestly, you can get a dead-on parallel cut...

    Tom, honestly, you can get a dead-on parallel cut with a tracksaw if you measure accurately and put the track right on the line. And it takes less physical effort than using the table saw...cabinet...
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    Don't assume that as it depends upon the size of...

    Don't assume that as it depends upon the size of the crate if it's a fully assembled machine...see my photos up above for my 4x4 Camaster delivery. The only way I could have picket that up from the...
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    Most oil based finishes are going to exhibit some...

    Most oil based finishes are going to exhibit some level of warming (amber) because...of the oil. If you want water clear, you'll need to switch to a waterborne finish. The existing Waterlox sealer...
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    I'm with Jamie. Exteria or equivalent works very...

    I'm with Jamie. Exteria or equivalent works very easily and has less moisture issues than standard MDF. In that, it's a better product even once the stainless counter is installed. Easing the edges...
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